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/beg/ here

https://youtu.be/FCHhNJWzUnc

what's this dude talking about? I get what breaking down a picture using basic shapes means(not there yet), but what is he on about ovals being bad and triangles being way better?
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>>5241748
Stop shilling your classes Ethan
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>>5241748
don't take this guys advice
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/beg/ trap youtubers
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>>5241867
if it doesn't look good as a flat 2d image what makes you think it'll look good as a 3d image
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>>5241748
this is the one time he went full retard
or mabie i just got filtered
You can try experimenting with it but i perfer using boxes for everything dersu

What’s your excuse, /ic/?
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>>5244855
I have a real job.
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>>5244863
APOLOGISE
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>>5244855
I'm racist and can't trust myself to go live

Why is the Tracing hated so hard.
"copying by eye" or "using somebody else Copyrighted content" isnt.
at the end all of this are "steaing from somebody else art and creativity"
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>>5244698
Does the end result look good?
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>>5244698
It's a crutch and it comes with its set of challenges to overcome.
Taking picrel as an example for Kyle who's a faggot well known for tracing over 3d models. Observe how the right foot ankle is squished because the doll software can't accurately represent the movement of the feet. The character is very detached from the background and her face isn't properly incorporated on the 3d model. Rendering is uneven because elements such as clothes are rendered less accurately than the character's skin that is precisely shaded with the 3d software lighting as reference.
Point is, you can't take shortcuts for everything. If your skills fail to keep up then your trace will look flawed to the trained eye. However if you aim to appeal to the lowest common denominator with shit like patreon coom art and have no standards when it comes to what you create then by all means, go for it.
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>>5240574
I just dont like it personally because whats the point of tracing something and showing it as your work when you cant reliably replicate it on your own
like if you want to show this dude from another angle trace anon is shit out of luck while draw anon can just construct him again
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>>5240574
It is not not the same as the many other forms of "copying". There is no transformation, it is purely reproduction.
Even if other forms of art (like Dada and Pop-art) copy other existing works, its is often to serve as commentary. Not only that, those works literally copy and paste or alter other works, they don't trace.
Most often those who trace commit plagiarism to get attention, sell a better product, or both. They are artistically bankrupt.
Tracing:
1. requires no skill, worthless to the craft
2. requires no creativity, worthless to the arts

Stop trying to justify being a hack fraud, you drooling neanderthal.
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>>5244747
Only really an issue assuming at some point you’re not going to have the tools to do it, which is never gonna happen. There’s reasons to dislike tracing but this is a stupid one. It’s like everyone drawing with shit on a wall and someone invents the pencil. Everyone has pencils and then you being like “what’s the point of you can’t reliably draw it with shit on a wall tho?”

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Made a quick cartoon figure.

Character elements: Dark sunglassed, black face mask, and usa headband.

Would like to see any other styles.
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>>5237878
I like other draw in your style threads. Not this one for some reason...
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>>5244224
Fuck off retard, stop spamming your shitty art
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are people on spring break or what? there have been a lot of weird threads lately
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i'd normally participate in "draw this in your style" threads but this just screams "draw my OC for me", OP

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This Is my last below beg shitty drawing since I took my decisions and decided to stop drawing definitely since I produce nothing but unappealing trash and It isn't an hobby for me and my mentalities. I finally feel free, goodbye shitty beg artwork that Is not even good enough for commissions!
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>>5244118
Yeah I've quit twice and only now am I making big gains.
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>>5243640
shu shu schizo, go finish your courses!!!
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>>5244118
I’ve seen a lot of them IRL and some professionals online. If you like drawing, you are probably creative. That means you could enjoy writing, sculpting, making music or videos, etc. Those people simply enjoyed other creative pursuits more and didn't seem to miss drawing much. That’s why you should try everything and figure out what you’re good at and really enjoy.
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>>5244118
if i ever quit im not coming back, i would not be able cope with the fact that all i couldve used all that time improving
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>>5243640
Great!
You are saving yourself the hazzle of being an artist in the future in a world where there are many surplus artists.
You won't earn nothing with this drawing nonsense, and bare with me, if there is something you wanted to create, there is a high chance it was invented or is in development.
So yeah, do it for your own sake and be a chef, electrician, idk (probably not since these things are also hard)


Idk, rope maybe?

The general thread for Manga / manga-styled comic-making and Manga-style illustration.

Support each other and talk about your work or the work of others that excites you. Inking, character design, paneling / layout, writing, planning, and other discussions are all welcome.

Post resources, questions, in-progress pages, breakdowns of other works, etc. If a work is not yours, credit the maker (unless it's fucking obvious like a full page of One Piece or something).

Thanks to everyone for making /mmg/ a level-headed and helpful place. Remember, drawing and making comics and manga are difficult endeavors, and we're all in this struggle together.

Previous thread: >>5202929


Some resources:

/asg/, our stylistic sister-thread series >>>/ic/asg


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>>5243856
Well it makes sense, if you're going to write for an audience you have to know your audience.
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>>5243849
Fluently.

And you also have to be very skilled, and likely willing to relocate.
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how much more time does coloring add to the manga making process?

I want to avoid it if possible, because atm its taking me like 4 hours to color one page and I'm sure I'm not doing it right, but if I were to practice and learn the proper workflow how long would it take? Especially for detailed pages with backgrounds
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>made Shueisha his bitch and does whatever he wants
How can one man be so based?
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>>5243965
>Fluently.

That's pretty obvious

>scribbles incoherent red lines over your drawing
>provides no actual criticism alongside it
>doesn't reply when you ask for clarification
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>>5242880
Lol
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>>5242880
why is he so wide?
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>>5242118
Dude you are not entitled to get professional critcism you narcissistic aspie
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>>5242880
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>>5244830
a decent attempt
however

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what are good charcoal pencils? Conte sucks.
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>>5244325
what is wrong with you
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>>5244325
Kek
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>>5244325
You're an animal
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>>5244313
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>>5244325
Anon I bought a full pack of primo 3B charcoal when i started about 2 years ago. I whittled through about 5 after they kept breaking and breaking until i realized you have to replace the razor blade or use a well sharpened pocketknife
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I don't know if Conte started using particle board for their pencils but this shit sucks.

>>5244322
This guy knows what's up

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Best place to find references of cute young boys?
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BEGONE PEDORASTS
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>>5242286
shoo shoo dangle demon
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>>5228084
Post the painting of the naked boy with the girl in the dress on the beach
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>>5229430
It's crazy how it was only 40 years ago when boys swam completely naked with girls in swimsuits in the US
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>>5244095
This one?
Can't find it without watermark

What is the right way to approach shading for abstract/fantastic drawings of non existent things, so that it looks more realistic?
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Does Pixel Art really deserve to be its own art form? Isn't it just, due to the technical constraints for the time, a less sophisticated form of digital art?
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>>5243311
and do you also eat straight from the trash can?
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>>5243315
that is not a nice thing to say
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>>5169697
>Does Pixel Art really deserve to be its own art form? Isn't it just, due to the technical constraints for the time, a less sophisticated form of digital art?
no, i'd argue the constrained palette and low resolution of the workspace brings a sort of pixel-space efficiency that is completely unique to pixel art. adding just a single pixel can massively change the way your brain perceives a subject, something you'd need several strokes to do for less restrained art forms. incidentally, that's also how i personally distinguish between pixel art and binary/oekaki art. most of the stuff you've posted here isn't really pixel art.
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what does /ic/ think of surrealism?
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>>5238567
>raining men
Gay and homoerotic
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>>5238263
Lemme see:
fever dreamish and creative: check
philosophical: check
not contemporary money laundering shit: check
requires FUNDIES: check yes check
No fart sniffing stupid "muh style" shit like cubism and Picasso in general: check
has kino painters that weren't hacks: CHECK
Not really a fan, but surrealism sounds pretty based to me.
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>>5242711
Based surrealism enthusiast: check
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>>5240812
what merit could the piece possibly be claiming, let alone undeserved or overestimated
unless you're just being a massive crab with the literary skill of a drooling retard and just spouting words that you've heard before
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>>5242711
Basically everything I like about surrealism, especially when it comes to fundies.
They're the actual weirdos that the pretentious hipster fuckwit pretends to be. They just visualize insane shit and use their actual fundamental training in order to get other people to see that insane shit, too.

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How well can you free hand circles?
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The absolute state of ic
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>>5244300
This was back in september but I had to take a photo because of how perfect this circle was. I showed it to my family.
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>>5244441
>>5244451
>>5244475
>>5244512
Crab claws typed these posts (not to mention it being a samefag)
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>>5244519
unironically, nice. i'd be proud
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>>5244300

PYW
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>>5244444
Nice quints
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>>5234686
Excellent

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Can /ic/ draw Kirby?
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>>5243559
nice form but holy shit drink less coffee and take your time, those lines are scratching my cornea off
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>>5243532
>>5243559
lol these are great
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>>5243579
>>5243585
Thanks Kings!
>coffee
*Monster. And nah bro it was a super quicky sketch styll, so it's mad rough but yeah I guess I could have cleaned up the lines a wee bit lol

>those lines are scratching my cornea off
Lmao you fucker
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>>5243532
heh
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